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Self-RelianceUrban Homesteading

Grow Your Own Food in the Heart of the City

Growing your own food once meant living in the country, owning acres of land, and plowing fields. Today, you can turn your driveway, backyard, or rooftop into an urban farm and enjoy home produce

DIY GardeningUrban Homesteading

Five Small Space Garden Ideas

As someone who’s spent years in apartments and condos while nursing a gardening addiction, I know all too well how hard it can be to garden in smaller space. But with limitations comes creativity…

Simple LivingUrban Homesteading

Six Tips For Sustainable City Living

Going green – or taking steps to live sustainably – doesn’t have to start with a big move to the country. City dwellers have lots of opportunities to take control of their own lives in ways...

DIY GardeningHomesteadingUrban Homesteading

Grow Gourmet Mushrooms for a Profit

Growing gourmet mushrooms for profit is becoming more popular as more farmers and homesteaders realise how easy it is. Mushrooms don't require full-time commitment and the full cycle...

Urban Homesteading

Four Ways to Grow Your Own Food With Micro Gardening

Growing food crops in small spaces, or micro gardening, is an option for city dwellers with a green thumb hungry for fresh organic produce. You might not be able to feed the entire family...

Urban Homesteading

Six Foods You Can Re-Grow Using Kitchen Scraps

Fresh produce can add a hefty sum to a weekly grocery bill. However, re-growing food from scraps costs nothing and guarantees a steady supply of pesticide-free, fresh vegetables in your home…

Urban Homesteading

Four Easy, Edible Plants You Can Grow Indoors

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean the growing season has to end. You’ll find myriad healthy, nutritious plants that can be grown indoors year-round. If you’ve got the space...

Urban Homesteading

How to Build a Bottle Wall

The homesteader’s lifestyle encourages us to be resourceful. By learning the tricks of the trade, we can easily find ways to save money and improve our lives at the same time. Finding alternative...

Urban Homesteading

The Solution to a Self-Sufficiency Obstacle

Jules Dervaes always wanted to work the land. "I wanted to have acreage and have a farm," says Jules. But reality got in the way of his dreams. As a...